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authorDerrick Stolee <>2021-01-07 16:32:07 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2021-01-16 07:04:38 (GMT)
commit845d15d4d07bef903bf6f87275d2be11ca0647b5 (patch)
parent0e5c95026752f0aa62e072bcb9e0a4fb93fd482e (diff)
index-format: use 'cache tree' over 'cached tree'
The index has a "cache tree" extension. This corresponds to a significant API implemented in cache-tree.[ch]. However, there are a few places that refer to this erroneously as "cached tree". These are rare, but notably the index-format.txt file itself makes this error. The only other reference is in Reported-by: Junio C Hamano <> Signed-off-by: Derrick Stolee <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
2 files changed, 4 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/index-format.txt b/Documentation/technical/index-format.txt
index 69edf46..c713147 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/index-format.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/index-format.txt
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ Git index format
Extensions are identified by signature. Optional extensions can
be ignored if Git does not understand them.
- Git currently supports cached tree and resolve undo extensions.
+ Git currently supports cache tree and resolve undo extensions.
4-byte extension signature. If the first byte is 'A'..'Z' the
extension is optional and can be ignored.
@@ -136,9 +136,9 @@ Git index format
== Extensions
-=== Cached tree
+=== Cache tree
- Cached tree extension contains pre-computed hashes for trees that can
+ Cache tree extension contains pre-computed hashes for trees that can
be derived from the index. It helps speed up tree object generation
from index for a new commit.
diff --git a/t/ b/t/
index 16faa07..7948ec3 100755
--- a/t/
+++ b/t/
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ test_expect_success 'reset --hard should restore unmerged ones' '
-test_expect_success 'reset --hard did not corrupt index or cached-tree' '
+test_expect_success 'reset --hard did not corrupt index or cache-tree' '
T=$(git write-tree) &&
rm -f .git/index &&